The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / East Midlands
Rank 84 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing WordPress 8 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.60% 3.69% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Median daily rate £250 £288 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +16.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
174 217 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.14% 13.50% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 121 115
Median daily rate £328 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £114 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +7 5 £150 - 3
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £250 +33.33% 4
Lincolnshire -3 1 - -
Northamptonshire -6 1 £250 +25.00% 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 14 (87.50%) PHP
2 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 10 (62.50%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) MySQL
6 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (25.00%) CSS3
7 4 (25.00%) OO PHP
7 4 (25.00%) Magento
8 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
8 3 (18.75%) Sass
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) Adobe
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
9 2 (12.50%) CMS
9 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
9 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 2 (12.50%) User Experience
9 2 (12.50%) React
9 2 (12.50%) gulp
10 1 (6.25%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 1 (6.25%) Laravel

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
3 2 (12.50%) gulp
4 1 (6.25%) Grunt
4 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) HTML Developer
2 6 (37.50%) WordPress Developer
3 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Designer
7 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Copywriter
7 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Junior
7 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) Sass
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) React
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) Laravel
7 1 (6.25%) Node.js
7 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Animation
2 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
2 1 (6.25%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 4 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Copywriting
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) PHP
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe